Today, Japan welcomes business travelers, international students and teachers, but not tourists, with the exception of a limited number of trial package tours. Earlier last week it became known that in May the program of “test tourism” will begin to operate in the country. with multiple restrictions. It heralds the full opening of Japan to international tourism.
Three-vaccinated tourists coming from the United States, Australia, Thailand and Singapore will be allowed to take part in tours formed in conjunction with travel agencies, strictly regulated and accompanied guides throughout.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said during a speech in London in May that he would bring Japan's border controls in line with other developed countries in June, but gave no further details, including including when the country fully reopens its borders to tourists.